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Future Events > The molecular biology of inflammatory bowel diseases

The molecular biology of inflammatory bowel diseases

20—22 March 2011

University of Durham, UK

A Biochemical Society Focused Meeting


Meeting background

Significant new advances have been made recently in the understanding of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) pathology at the molecular biology level. This Biochemical Society Focused Meeting has been planned to cover some of the major issues currently being considered.



  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Susceptibility genes
  • Adaptive immune system
  • Enteric microflora
  • Mouse disease models

Abstract submission deadline: 17 January 2011

Online abstract submission is now closed. If you wish to submit an abstract please contact the Conference Office. Late abstracts will not appear in the programme book.


Earlybird registration deadline: 18 February 2011
Registration is now closed. If you would like to register for the meeting please contact the Conference Office

Proceedings (invited speakers) will be published in Biochemical Society Transactions

A Biochemical Society Centenary Poster Prize of £200 was awarded to Jasper Deuring at Erasmus MC Gastroenterology and Hepatology, The Netherlands for his poster entitled "Absence of ABCG2-mediated mucosal detoxification in patients with active inflammatory bowel disease is due to impeded protein folding".




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